A list of Universal Design new home features you should consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider “aging in place” in the home of your dreams! I encourage you to give these Universal Design principles a lot of thought before building or remodeling your house!
Foundation types include a poured slab type at ground level or a raised foundation with a crawlspace or basement. See the differences between these 2 types of house foundations. Plus, some things you'll need to consider about the foundation of your home if you're building a new house -- such as basement egress, drainage systems, load bearing walls, sinkhole possibilities, and more.
Don’t act impulsively when remodeling! If you start demolishing a load bearing wall, you’ll pay dearly to replace it. Here’s how to identify load bearing walls inside your home.
Trying to decide between concrete vs cement? They have very specific uses. Cement is rarely used by itself. Concrete is used in most building projects.
Sinkholes can make lakes disappear & turn waterfront homes into a homeowner’s worst nightmare! Here’s what to watch for, plus info about sinkhole insurance.
The EZflow French drain system is an innovative product consisting of 90% recycled content. It counts toward LEED credits, is easy to install, saves time & money.
Accessible design in the home building industry is here to stay. Easy access, easy use and easy passage are the main focus of homes certified under the EasyLiving Homes voluntary program. They’re not designed just for retirement communities either.
Have you been looking for ideas for a Victorian style foundation vent for your home? This one hits the mark. It is made of iron and will last the lifetime of the home.
Valuable information regarding basement egress window wells. Check your local egress codes if you’re about to convert your basement into living space.